2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Repair and Maintenance
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2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 ProblemsHonk, Hiss, or Groan Noise From when Steering at Low Speeds
A honk, hiss, or groan noise may be noted from the steering during low speed parking lot maneuvers. Our technicians tell us that replacing the power steering return hose may correct this concern, If it does not the steering rack and pinion may require replacement.
A harsh 4-3 downshift or other shift quality issues may develop. Revised transmission control module (TCM) software has been released to address these concerns.
Our technicians tell us the "MyGig" radio may become damaged when disconnecting and reconnecting the battery due to electrical spikes. Removal of the radio fuse is recommended before disconnecting the battery on these vehicles.
2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 QuestionsMy battery died, now charged and ESP light stays on. (1 answer)
My 2009 Challenger SRT 8's battery was dead. And I trickle charged the battery back up and started my car. And the esp light is on, and when driving the car and I brake the car starts jerking around (more like a vibrate). I tried the turning the wheel to the left and then to the right and it ...
It clucks a little but then it screeches only when turning a sharp right no other noise
2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 RecallsPassenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the driver's front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front driver's air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
The spindle nut may be missing from the front wheels of some vehicles. A front wheel may come off and cause an accident. Dealers will inspect for missing nuts and will repair affected wheels. This recall started on November 2, 2009. The Chrysler recall number is J27.